Period
to 19 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Infrastructure Engineering over the 6 months to 19 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Infrastructure Engineering
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 112 92
Rank change year-on-year +4 -20 +36
Contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering 84 86 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.98% 1.85% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 2.16% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 57 57
East of England median daily rate £375 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% - +18.18%
10th Percentile £275 £206 £192
90th Percentile £438 £400 £406
England median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £36.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +118.18% -52.86%
10th Percentile £41.00 £28.20 £14.45
90th Percentile £43.00 £41.20 £18.55
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -3.23% +5.98%

Infrastructure Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,608 3,979 3,678
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 84.83% 85.40% 83.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,112 2,287 2,147
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -0.37%
10th Percentile £256 £248 £215
90th Percentile £588 £588 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £435
% change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 179 220 274
East of England median hourly rate £17.70 £35.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.43% +7.69% +4.84%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.38 £47.50
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year - -2.04% +6.52%

Infrastructure Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Infrastructure Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Infrastructure Engineering in the East of England

Infrastructure Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering within the East of England region over the 6 months to 19 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +29 41 £350 +12.00% 16
Bedfordshire +17 17 £375 +11.11% 6
Cambridgeshire +13 13 £425 +30.77% 15
Essex -36 10 £388 +19.23% 3
Norfolk +7 4 £425 +54.55%
Suffolk +6 3 £275 -12.70% 1
Infrastructure Engineering
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Infrastructure Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Infrastructure Engineering.

1 59 (70.24%) Windows
2 48 (57.14%) VMware
3 36 (42.86%) Office 365
4 35 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 32 (38.10%) Windows Server
6 30 (35.71%) Microsoft
7 23 (27.38%) DNS
8 20 (23.81%) Linux
9 19 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (20.24%) MS Exchange
11 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (16.67%) Firewall
13 13 (15.48%) DHCP
13 13 (15.48%) Windows 10
14 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 11 (13.10%) WAN
15 11 (13.10%) Migration
15 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
15 11 (13.10%) VMware ESXi
16 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
16 10 (11.90%) DevOps
16 10 (11.90%) LAN
16 10 (11.90%) VPN
17 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
17 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
18 8 (9.52%) HP
18 8 (9.52%) Citrix
19 7 (8.33%) Cisco
19 7 (8.33%) Red Hat

Infrastructure Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (20.24%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.95%) Apache
3 3 (3.57%) Confluence
3 3 (3.57%) IIS
3 3 (3.57%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.38%) JBoss
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 36 (42.86%) Office 365
2 15 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (13.10%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (7.14%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (2.38%) GitHub
6 1 (1.19%) Akamai
6 1 (1.19%) G Suite
6 1 (1.19%) IaaS
6 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.19%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 23 (27.38%) DNS
2 14 (16.67%) Firewall
3 13 (15.48%) DHCP
4 11 (13.10%) WAN
5 10 (11.90%) LAN
5 10 (11.90%) VPN
6 5 (5.95%) SSL
6 5 (5.95%) VPLS
7 4 (4.76%) HTTP
7 4 (4.76%) Internet
7 4 (4.76%) SAN
7 4 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (3.57%) BIG-IP
8 3 (3.57%) MPLS
8 3 (3.57%) Skype
8 3 (3.57%) VoIP
8 3 (3.57%) Wireless
9 2 (2.38%) NAS
9 2 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.19%) Big Data
4 1 (1.19%) MySQL
4 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.76%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (2.38%) Legal
2 2 (2.38%) Retail
3 1 (1.19%) Back Office
3 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (11.90%) Infrastructure Support
2 10 (11.90%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 10 (11.90%) Support Engineer
3 6 (7.14%) Administrator
3 6 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (5.95%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (5.95%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Consultant
5 4 (4.76%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (4.76%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Network Engineer
5 4 (4.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) Web Services
2 3 (3.57%) .NET
3 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (2.38%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (2.38%) J2EE
4 1 (1.19%) LAMP
4 1 (1.19%) Middleware
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.19%) REST
4 1 (1.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.38%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.38%) HP Storage
2 2 (2.38%) PKI
2 2 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (2.38%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.38%) User Experience
2 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.19%) BYOD
3 1 (1.19%) CMDB
3 1 (1.19%) Handset
3 1 (1.19%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 59 (70.24%) Windows
2 32 (38.10%) Windows Server
3 20 (23.81%) Linux
4 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (15.48%) Windows 10
6 9 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.76%) Solaris
10 3 (3.57%) Unix
10 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
11 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.38%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.38%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.19%) AIX
12 1 (1.19%) HPUX
12 1 (1.19%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.10%) Migration
2 10 (11.90%) DevOps
3 7 (8.33%) ITIL
4 5 (5.95%) ITSM
4 5 (5.95%) SDLC
4 5 (5.95%) Service Management
5 4 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.76%) High Availability
5 4 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (4.76%) Task-Oriented
6 3 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 3 (3.57%) Load Balancing
6 3 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (3.57%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (3.57%) Project Management
6 3 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 3 (3.57%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 6 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) C#
3 2 (2.38%) C
4 1 (1.19%) Groovy
4 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.57%) CCNA
3 3 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.38%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
2 2 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.10%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (11.90%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.95%) vSphere
6 3 (3.57%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (3.57%) XenApp
6 3 (3.57%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.38%) Docker
7 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.19%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.19%) Firmware
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) SCCM
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (5.95%) Ansible
3 5 (5.95%) FortiGate
4 4 (4.76%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.76%) WSUS
5 3 (3.57%) Terraform
6 2 (2.38%) Puppet
7 1 (1.19%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 48 (57.14%) VMware
2 30 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (9.52%) Citrix
3 8 (9.52%) HP
4 7 (8.33%) Cisco
4 7 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.14%) Juniper
5 6 (7.14%) McAfee
6 5 (5.95%) Dell
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle
6 5 (5.95%) Veeam
7 4 (4.76%) Symantec
8 3 (3.57%) Atlassian
8 3 (3.57%) F5
9 2 (2.38%) Draytek
9 2 (2.38%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.38%) Meraki
9 2 (2.38%) SonicWALL
9 2 (2.38%) Xamarin
9 2 (2.38%) Zerto